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Photographic portraits of Native Americans dating from 1898.

Photographs and Poetic Texts

Learn about the experimental style of one of the country's most respected scholars in the field of photography and archives.

Term: Madison Alliance for Homosexual Equality (MAHE) in the Dictionary of Wisconsin History

Historical Essay

Eagle Township

Origin of the Eagle Township, Wisconsin

Discover the history of the Eagle Township, Wisconsin.

A Wisconsin Civil War Story

General Bragg recalls Captain Dennis Dailey, of Company G, 6th Wisconsin Regiment, who attempted to seize an entire Confederate brigade by himself

Historical Essay

Kreiter Piano Company

Learn about the Kreiter Piano Company, which produced pianos in Milwaukee and Marinette between 1880 and 1945.

Zoologist, Professor and University President

Biography of zoologist and professor Edward Asahel Birge who was president of the University of Wisconsin from 1918 to 1925.

Historical Essay

Holy Hill

Brief description of Holy Hill.

Historical Essay

Artisans Day Ribbon

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Artisans Day Ribbon possibly worn during parade in Milwaukee, September 3, 1888. (Museum object #H12653)

Historical Essay

Green Lake County

Origin of Green Lake County, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Green Lake County, Wisconsin.

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Mequon, Wisconsin.

Avid Amateur Photographer

Learn about the career of photographer Harry Dankoler, who captured images of his experiences throughout life and experimented with photo manipulation.

Historical Essay

Eleva

Origin of Eleva, Wisconsin

Discover the history of Eleva, Wisconsin.

Lawyer and Temperance Advocate

Discover the history of temperance advocate Eugene Wilder Chafin

Historical Essay

Paquette, Pierre (1796-1836)

Trader, Scout and Interpreter

Biography of biracial Indian and European trader, scout and interpreter Pierre Paquette.

Drawing the Line from the Mississippi to Lake Michigan

Discover how businessmen and the legislature cooperated to create Wisconsin's first railroad.

Historical Essay

Augusta (Bridge Creek)

Origin of Augusta, Wisconsin

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A Wisconsin Civil War Story

Historical Essay

Adventists in Wisconsin

Read about the Seventh-day Adventist Church and other Adventist goups in Wisconsin in the 19th century, including the Scandinavian adventist communities.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Evacuation Route road sign used to direct Milwaukee, Wisconsin residents out of town in the event of a potential nuclear bomb detonation, installed 1955-19

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